Heng Lui

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Heng Lui

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Heng Lui

As one of the top percussionist of the new generations, Heng Liu comes with the new ideas on the percussion performance and composing. When he was 13 years old, he played a Marimba Concerto with the No.1 railway middle school of Xi’an and won the 1st price of the music competition between the schools of the Zheng Zhou railway system. In 2006, he won the 1st price of the perfessional group on the “2nd session of the percussion competition in China ”, and he won the scholarship of “Fu Chengxian” in CCOM. In 2007, he won the scholarship of YAMAHA. During his study in CCOM, he played in the Youth Orchestral of China as a Principle Percussion, and also he played in a lot of famous orchestras like the National Orchestra of China, Bejing Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, EOS Orchestra and so on. He founded the Modern Percussion Group in CCOM, and composed many different style of percussion music like classical, latin, jazz, fusion, funk and so on with the group members, and played percussion concert in many different college in Beijing. He joined the Biao Li Percussion Group at the same time, and as a percussionist and percussion teacher attended in many concert and percussion camp. In March of 2010, he joined the NCPA Orchestral as a Timpanist and the Assistant Principle Percussionist. In 2011 he published the book “African Drumming”, which is the first African drumming book in China with the “Toning Drum”. In June 2012, he founded the “pd Duo” — the Percussion and Drumset Duo with the graduated percussion student in CCOM Li Yanchao, and premiered the concert in CCOM Recital Hall with a high opinion in July. Later, they recorded their first CD and published. In October 2012, he was invited to performing in the NCPA International Percussion Festival as a “Star in the Future”, and he was invited to write a new picee to play in the festival which named “Impression”, also he played his electronic music and percussion piece “Percomotion” in the concert.